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INNOVATIONAugust 28, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: Play the Game: Harbor, an emergency preparedness platform, aims to gamify the process of doing everyday preparation for disasters. The program takes a look at the user’s location and the …

INNOVATIONAugust 21, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: To the moon and back: A Japanese startup company, ispace, is working to put a private lunar lander on the moon sometime in the next few years. The company raised …

INNOVATIONAugust 14, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: Water, water everywhere: A new invention called QuenchSea is on its way to help people turn seawater into freshwater. Hydro Wind Energy has created a 1.5-pound hand-held desalinator, which is …

INNOVATIONAugust 7, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: Home sweet home: As people continue to self-quarantine during the coronavirus, there will be both short-term and long-term impacts for consumers and businesses. New behaviors are changing the way we …

INNOVATIONJuly 31, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: These are the droids we’ve been looking for: Heathrow Airport is now using disinfection robots to keep the airport safe and clean from the coronavirus. The robots, previously used in …

INNOVATIONJuly 24, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: Taking Care of Business: COVID-19 has sparked a retail transformation in the UK, with more than 85,000 businesses launching online stores, according to new research from Growth Intelligence. Among the …

STUDENT SPOTLIGHTJuly 23, 2020
Student Spotlight: A Deeper Meaning to Architectural Design

How would you define architecture? Steve Kredell, Principal Architect at McLeod Kredell Architects, has always believed that architecture is more than a simple building to shelter and protect its inhabitants. His innovative, sustainable and clean-lined designs have won countless awards. This year, he received global recognition when MKA was selected by Architectural Record as one …

INNOVATIONJuly 17, 2020
Quantic’s Weekly Roundup

Quantic’s Weekly Roundup is a satisfying mix of the latest breaking news, business, STEM and social science stories. Here are your headlines for this week: The times they are a-changin’: In the era of COVID-19 where remote work is becoming the new normal, will major tech and finance hubs like London still be able to …

STUDENT SPOTLIGHTJuly 8, 2020
Student Spotlight: Chief Scientist Helps Broaden Biotechnology Field

Bit Bio, the U.K.-based startup, only needed three weeks to raise $41.5 million in a Series A funding round that will be used to support the company’s goal to transition biology into engineering.  This synthetic biology team was founded by stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon, Mark Kotter, in 2016 to commercialize biotechnology that can reduce …

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